Archive for September 29, 2022

War in Ukraine

Posted in uncategorized with tags on September 29, 2022 by andelino

If you want to understand the magnitude of what has happened in Ukraine over the last week, you have to look at the mountain spa town of Jermuk, Armenia, around 800 miles away from Ukraine’s advance.

Early on Tuesday morning, artillery shells began falling around Jermuk. Drones struck select targets. Soldiers are reportedly invading the area.

What does this have to do with Ukraine? On the surface, nothing. Azerbaijan and Armenia have a long-standing dispute over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Both sides blame the other for the latest violence.

Read more at “Is the War in Ukraine About to Get Much Worse?”

Consequences of Vaping

Posted in uncategorized with tags on September 29, 2022 by andelino

Is vaping really healthier than smoking?

When the first e-cigarettes came out in 2007, I was in high school. Smoking was already popular among the senior classes, but vaping became the newest “cool” thing. It was specifically marketed as a healthy alternative to traditional cigarettes. Yet research and statistics have since revealed that vaping poses serious health risks and, in some cases, is more addictive and dangerous than cigarettes.

Read more at “The Deadly Consequences of Vaping”

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